The Polish 30% cash rebate scheme is active now
The new Polish 30% cash rebate scheme that was announced last year is active now. The scheme is based on first come, first serve rule and the Polish Film Institute has just began to accept applications.
Małgorzata Szumowska Started Cooperation With The "Whiplash" Film Producers
On February 11, the shootings to the first English-language film by Małgorzata Szumowska began. The production includes, among others, producers of the movie "Whiplash". TrustNordisk is an international sales agent.
ASC Award for Łukasz Żal for "Cold War" Cinematography
Łukasz Żal received the ASC award granted by the American Association of Cinematographers (ASC) for cinematography for the 'Cold War', co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, directed by Paweł Pawlikowski.
Agata Kulesza and Andrzej Chyra star in a new international coproduction "Parquet"
Andrzej Chyra and Agata Kulesza will play leading roles in the new drama "Parquet" by Aleksandr Mindadze.
Announcement regarding the call for applications for "Incentives"
Planned for February 11, 2019, the start of the call for financial support applications, submitted pursuant to the Act of 9 November 2018 on financial support of audiovisual production, will take place only after the entry into force of the Regulation of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, issued on the basis of the Act.
"Cold War" and "Another Day Of Life" with Goya Awards
"Cold War" became the Best European Film and "Another Day of Life" is the Best Feature Animated Film. The Goya Awards are the most important Spanish film awards awarded since 1987 by the Spanish Academy of Film Art.
Polish Presence at the 69th Berlinale
On February 7, the 69th International Film Festival in Berlin begun. The program includes films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and events related to the Polish cinema.
Krystyna Janda With An Acting Award At Sundance
At the end of the Sundance film festival, Krystyna Janda received an acting award for her role in Jacek Borcuch's film „Dolce Fine Giornata”. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Agnieszka Holland's "Mr. Jones" Premieres In Main Competition At 69th Berlinale
"Mr. Jones", the latest film by director Agnieszka Holland, will have its world premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival, screening in Main Competition. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Cold War" Awarded by the Catalon Academy of the Film
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute "Cold War" by Paweł Pawlikowski was chosen the best European film by the Catalan Film Academy.
"Cold War" Nominated for the Oscars in Three Categories!
"Cold War" nominated for the 91st Academy Awards in three categories! Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the film will compete for Oscars in the categories of Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography. Nominees were announced on January 22, the winners will be announced on February 24, 2019.
"Story" at 69th IFF Berlinale
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the short animated film "Story" by Jola Bańkowska will take part in the competition section of Generation 14plus at the 69th International Film Festival in Berlin.
Łukasz Żal nominated for the ASC Award
Łukasz Żal has been nominated for an award granted by the American Association of Cinematographers (ASC) for the "Cold War" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Communion" film screenings in the USA
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the film "Communion" by Anna Zamecka was among 15 full-length documentary films that have a chance to be nominated for an Oscar.
"Cold War" at the rankings of the best films of 2018
In the beginning of the year, film critics from around the world are summarizing what happened last year. Among the top rankings of the best films was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute Paweł Pawlikowski’s "Cold War". Journalists place the Polish title among films with great chances for Oscar nominations.
"Cold War" nominated for Swedish Film Awards
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Pawel Pawlikowski's image "Cold War" has been nominated for Guldbaggen - the Swedish Film Awards.
"COLD WAR" NOMINATED FOR THE AWARDS OF LONDON FILM CRITICS’ CIRCLE
Paweł Pawlikowski's film received as many as 5 nominations for the Awards of the London Film Critics' Circle, including the Best Film. The winners will be announced on January 20th.
"Cold War", "Communion" and "Ajka" on the shortlist to Oscar
Three films co-financed by PISF are present on the Oscar shortlist and will compete for an Oscar nomination! The nominations will be announced on January 22, 2019.
Les Arcs Festival - Focus on Poland
The program of the French festival Les Arcs included a special section devoted to Polish cinematography.
"Cold War" a big winner at the 31st EFA’s Awards. "Another Day of Life" Best European Animation
December 15 marked the European Film Awards ceremony in Seville. "Cold War" won five awards, alongside for the Best European Film! The Best European Animated Feature Film award went to the animation feature "Another Day of Life" by Damian Nenow and Raul de la Fuente. Both films were co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.